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Around the World in 80 Days

Narrated by: Eoin Joyce
Length: 6 hrs and 49 mins
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"Around the World in Eighty Days" (French: "Le tour du monde en quatre-vingts jours") is a classic adventure novel by the French writer Jules Verne, published in 1873. In the story, Phileas Fogg of London and his newly employed French valet Passepartout attempt to circumnavigate the world in 80 days on a £20,000 wager (equal to about £2 million in 2016) set by his friends at the Reform Club. It is one of Verne's most acclaimed works.

©2018 Jules Verne (P)2018 Oregan Publishing

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  • Josephine
  • 13-09-2018

Great story, bland narrator

I have always loved this story, so I was going to enjoy myself regardless. The narrator, however, managed to challenge my listen to it. Oh boy was he bland. Eventually my love won out, and I accepted his emotionless, bulldozing narration, and just let the story roll over me. I admit to picturing Pierce Brosnan and the 1989 TV miniseries the entire time, and I fell in love with Phileas Fogg all over again.

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  • 28-12-2018

Love is timeless

a great way to pass the time !!! will listen to this one again. classic.

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  • Mr. P. C. Allan
  • 14-12-2018

Great story

Excellent story full of twists and turns but unfortunately I found the accent of the narrator a bit annoying as was the mispronunciation of a few key words and phrases but despite this, well worth it

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  • Valentine McGillycuddy
  • 01-11-2018

very long

I knew the story of around the world in 80days and was knowing what I was in for but like driving a long familiar distance was uncertain by the halfway point if I should continue. other than length, good listen

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  • Gennady Gandelsman
  • 25-09-2018

very jovial, light natured & clever story

I thoroughly enjoyed the readers narrative and of course the story speaks for itself. highly recommended

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